From the York (PA) Dispatch 8/14/2012
Mel Barber, York Dispatch Feature Writer
It started about five years ago with a cookie tin.
Not the love of playing music, no — for blues musician Glenn Kaiser, that love started in his boyhood, almost five decades ago now. But the desire to turn everyday objects into guitars and play them on stage? That’s a relatively new love.
“There is something very fetching about playing cool music on something you can build out of very cheap and even free parts,” he writes in a recent email interview.
At 59, Kaiser knows a lot about playing cool music. He started when he was 12, a self-taught musician who learned by watching his friends.
“I was singing in their band and learned to make two-string ‘chords’ on one of their six-string guitars,” he writes. …read more